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Matthew McLean questions what great feasts throughout art history tell us about plenty and excess

BY Matthew McLean | 04 OCT 21

As the COP26 conference approaches, how individual artists and artist institutions are responding to the demands of the climate crisis

BY Tom Jeffreys | 01 OCT 21

Dancing between beautiful and moribund, Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s mummified reimagining of Napoleon’s monument speaks as much to the present as it does to the past

BY Wilson Tarbox | 28 SEP 21

As Silicon Valley’s latest buzzword picks up traction, Kyle Chayka investigates if this new ‘utopian’ space is just yet another poorly regulated economy

BY Kyle Chayka | 24 SEP 21

The activist and videomaker’s adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s The Suicide (1928) is a production of pure absurdity in the face of mortality

BY Mackenzie Lukenbill | 23 SEP 21

A promising new gallery showcases the artistic vitality of Maryland’s industrial seaport city

BY Ian Bourland | 23 SEP 21

As society withdrew behind screens Cal Revely-Calder reflects on how the visage has become a focal point in painting during the COVID-19 crisis

BY Cal Revely-Calder | 22 SEP 21

With the mass displacement of communities and local businesses, Dalston’s long-standing diversity has become a much hyped-up marketing ploy, but can Ridley Road Market survive this re-brand?  

BY Juliet Jacques | 21 SEP 21

The artist’s sleek tableaux present ghoulish, lithesome male figures as both objects of desire and graven images of death

BY Evan Moffitt | 21 SEP 21

The UK-based writer's book This Dark Country: Women Artists, Still Life and Intimacy in the Early Twentieth Century (2021) shines a light on the ways women artists have defined their lives on their own terms

BY Eloise Hendy | 17 SEP 21

Juliet Jacques reviews the writer and activist’s new book, which tackles head-on the insurgent culture war around trans liberation and condemns media misrepresentations 

BY Juliet Jacques | 16 SEP 21

Writers Juliet Jacques and Isabel Waidner recent books track the legal recognition of transgender people in the UK

BY So Mayer | 15 SEP 21

New York’s High Line presents the artist’s 2019 film – a dialogue between two scientists set in Bethlehem 30 years after an ecological disaster 

BY Eliza Woods Harrison | 01 SEP 21

Pilot Press’s hit ‘Queer Anthology’ series is coming to an end after four years – what’s next for the indie publisher?

BY Chris Hayes | 31 AUG 21

The artist’s illustrated diary unravels the complexities of learning grammar in English, Dutch, German and Japanese

Jostling cruise ships, migrant dinghies and quarantine boats in the Mediterranean show how much COVID-19 heightened an existing crisis of belonging in Europe

BY Ismail Einashe | 25 AUG 21

Kamayani Sharma on the tragedies and ethical dilemmas facing photographers and journalists on the subcontinent

BY Kamayani Sharma | 25 AUG 21

Lewis Bush on the troubling histories of photographic archives as organisations face resignations and revelations about the contents of their collections

BY Lewis Bush | 25 AUG 21

Jonathan Griffin remembers the life and career of the Southern Californian artist whose multimedia work dealt with themes of trauma, selfhood, family and home

BY Jonathan Griffin | 20 AUG 21

The CEO of Maja Hoffmann’s LUMA Arles, which opened in June, discusses the highs and lows of a project more than 13 years in the making 

BY Amy Sherlock | 19 AUG 21